1942 Explained

Year 1942 (MCMXLII) was a common year starting on Thursday (link will display the full calendar) of the Gregorian calendar.

Events

Below, events of World War II have the "WWII" prefix.

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February

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November

December

Date unknown

Births

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December

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Deaths

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April - June

July - September

October - December

Nobel Prizes

References

Notes and References

  1. The actual number of victims, including the ten person crew, is uncertain, although a recent study concludes it may have been as high as 791, of which 785 were Jewish.http://www.jewishgen.org/databases/holocaust/0140_Struma.html#P9 Franz & Collins' book Death on the Black Sea: The Untold Story of the Struma and WWII's Holocaust at Sea, calls it simply the "largest naval civilian disaster of the war." (page 255)
  2. Treblinka - ein Todeslager der "Aktion Reinhard", in: "Aktion Reinhard" - Die Vernichtung der Juden im Generalgouvernement, Bogdan Musial (ed.), Osnabrück 2004, pp. 257–281.
  3. Donald L. Niewyk, Francis R. Nicosia, The Columbia guide to the Holocaust, Columbia University Press, 2000, ISBN 0-231-11200-9. Page 210
  4. http://www.taphilo.com/history/8thaf/index.shtml Taphilo.com
  5. http://fpmedia.club.officelive.com/EersteaanvalVIIIBomberCommand.aspx Nieuws-wo2.tk
  6. Book: Muggenthaler, August Karl. German Raiders of WWII. Prentice-Hall. 1977. 0-13-354027-8. 241–242.
  7. Book: Dawson, Jeff. Dead Reckoning: The Dunedin Star Disaster. 2005. London. Weidenfeld & Nicolson. 2008-03-31. 0753820447.